Implementing mTLS in Go

development golang microservices

Introduction Mutual authentication with Transport Layer Security (mTLS) is a method for mutual authentication. It is often used in securing network communication between two services and ensures that the parties at each end of this communication are who they claim to be by verifying that they both have the correct private key. It has been a standard security and authentication mechanism in a service mesh like Istio, Linkerd, AWS App Mesh and others.

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